OUTCOME 1 ASSESSMENT TASK
MGMT 4030 – Preliminary BSG-online Company Analysis
Based on the Year 17 data in provide a preliminary analysis in the following areas that can be used to steer the company’s strategy over the decision periods remaining.Take Porter’s Generic Competitive Strategies into consideration when conducting your evaluation.
Product Designs:Determine the quality and performance features. They impact production costs. How might decisions in this area impact product quality and operations?
Marketing& Promotions per Market: determine the length of promotions and warranties, as well as support to be offered to retailers. How might these decisions impact wholesale prices and market share? What type of promotions should be offered in each market?
Labor and Compensation: determine the appropriate work force levels and compensation, training and productivity improvement. How might these decisions impact productivityin workers? What types of incentives are available for workers? How will this affect worker loyalty and productivity?
Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizenship: determine what type of company and environment initiatives will be in the best interest for the company. How might these decisions impact the product and company reputation? How important is a company’s reputation in business?
Finance and Cash Flows: determine the financial health of your organization concerning outstanding shares and debt. How might the company finance expansion and maintain financial health? How will issuing dividends and shares impact the financial outlook of the company?